Family Law Cases We Handle
Every family’s divorce case and legal needs are different. That’s why we offer a full suite of family law services with the expertise to advocate for you, whatever your divorce case brings.
Attorney Larry Schott helps families navigate their way through the divorce process and reach an outcome that’s in their best interest. We bring clients over 30 years of legal expertise along with the compassion and attention that only a small family law firm can offer.
Our deep knowledge and understanding of all aspects of divorce and family law cases are what allow us to fully support every family we serve and secure the legal outcome they deserve.
Broward County Family Law
If you’re getting divorced in Broward County, you’ll want to make sure you arm yourself with the facts, steps, and resources you need to get started.
- What to Know Before Filing for Divorce, Paternity, and Other Family Law Proceedings in Broward County
Filing for divorce can be overwhelming all by itself. This can be compounded by the variety of different ways to file for divorce in Broward County. Here are the resources, filing forms, and information you’ll need to successfully pursue your dissolution of marriage and move on.
- A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting a Divorce in Broward County
The divorce process can be long and complicated in Florida, especially if you and your spouse do not agree on the terms. Here’s everything you need to know about getting a divorce in Broward County and what to expect throughout the process.
- How to File a Simplified Divorce in Broward County
Simplified divorces are easy to file once you and your spouse agree on the terms. Here’s how to file for a simplified divorce in Broward County.
- Plantation Probate Attorney
An experienced probate attorney will ensure your loved one’s estate is correctly administrated. Here’s how to hire the right Plantation probate attorney.
- Plantation Guardianship Attorney
An experienced guardianship attorney will assist an adult or minor in the need of court intervention to manage their affairs. Here’s how to hire the right attorney.
We’ll help protect your financial future by advocating for the alimony you need. We’re here to guide you through the process of receiving alimony in Florida.
- What You Need to Know About Alimony in Florida and How to Win Your Case
Alimony is one of the most contested factors in a divorce case. Understanding the rules and processes of alimony is necessary for protecting your financial wellbeing.
- Your Guide to Successfully Modifying Alimony in Florida
Alimony modification in Florida is possible as long as one ex-spouse experiences a substantial change in circumstances. Understanding alimony and what constitutes grounds for modification can help you receive the amount of alimony you deserve or pay your spouse a fair amount.
- Examples of Alimony Modification: Remarriage or New Relationship
Use these examples to gain insight into how an alimony modification works when an ex-spouse has entered into a new marriage or a new relationship.
- Examples of Alimony Modification Due to Health Issues
Modifying alimony can be difficult, even when health issues are the cause. Check out these three case examples of alimony modification due to health issues in Florida.
Child Support and Custody Cases
We advocate for your child’s best interest by getting you the child support and custody you need. We’re here to guide you through the child support (this link takes you to our extensive content HUB on this issue) and custody process in Florida. Here are some of our other articles on these topics:
- Understanding Child Custody in Florida and Advocating for Your Child’s Best Interest
During a divorce, you’ll need to advocate for the custody arrangement that’s best for your child. Here’s everything you need to know about child custody in Florida.
- How to File for Child Relocation in Florida and Win Your Case
Child relocation in Florida can become complicated when one parent objects to the move. Understanding the relocation process and working with an experienced Florida child custody lawyer are the best steps for winning your case.
- Calculating Child Support in Florida and Receiving the Support Your Child Needs
Know the guidelines surrounding child support to ensure you receive the support you need to care for your child.
- How to Successfully Modify Child Support in Florida
Modifying child support is allowed, but there are conditions. Here are the rules and processes to help you successfully modify your child support order.
- How an Experienced Child Support Lawyer Can Help Your Family
Having a child support attorney by your side during a divorce is a smart investment. Whether your case is simple, or you need help negotiating a complicated divorce, an experienced child support attorney will help you and your child get the support you need.
- Does Florida have Jurisdiction Over Your Child Support Case?
Child support jurisdiction gets complicated when one parent moves to another state. Here are answers to some of the most common questions.
- Child Support in Domestic Violence Cases in Florida
Domestic violence victims can file for child support when they file for a restraining order. Here’s how to get child support in domestic violence cases.
- How to Establish Paternity in Florida Child Support Cases
Paternity must be established before support for a child can be awarded. Here’s how to establish paternity in Florida and receive child support payments for your child.
- How to Disestablish Paternity in Florida Child Support Cases
A man can petition the court to disestablish paternity in Florida in order to relieve child support payments and obligations. Here what you need to know.
- How Insurance Impacts Child Support in Florida
Parents must provide insurance to their child as a part of court-ordered child support. Here’s what to know about insurance and child support in Florida.
- Terminating Child Support in Florida
There are several circumstances in which child support likely will and will not be terminated. Here’s what you need to know about terminating child support in Florida.
- Paternity Rights and Child Support in Florida
When a child’s legal father is not his biological father, the rules around paternity rights and child support in Florida can become complex. Here’s what you should know.
- Income Deduction Orders for Child Support in Florida
Enforcing child support may require one parent to file an income deduction order against the other. Here’s what you need to know about income deduction orders in Florida.
- How to Find the Right Broward County Child Support Lawyer
Finding an experienced family lawyer is crucial to the success of your child support case. Here’s how to find the right Broward County child support lawyer.
- How to Obtain Emergency Child Support Relief in Florida
In an emergency, you can petition the court for “ex parte” child support relief in Florida. Here’s how to obtain emergency child support relief.
- FAQs: Paying Child Support in Florida
Paying child support in Florida can quickly become complicated and costly. Review these frequently asked questions about paying child support in Florida to understand your options.
- Deviating from Florida’s Child Support Guidelines
Deviating from Florida’s Child Support Guidelines is sometimes necessary because the financial needs of every family is different. Here’s what you can expect.
- How Does Paternity Affect Child Custody in Florida?
Establishing or defending your paternal rights in Florida can be critical to solidifying a child custody case after a divorce. Learn how paternity impacts child custody and how to protect your rights.
Divorce is never easy, but we make it easier by supporting families through the process and advocating on their behalf. It helps to have a trusted and experienced family law attorney guiding you through the process.
- How to File a Contested Divorce and What to Expect Along the Way
Contested divorces in Florida require significant time, money, and resources from both ex-spouses. Here’s how to file a contested divorce along with an overview of the process.
- How to Divide Marital Assets in Florida During a Divorce
Dividing marital assets is one of the most contentious aspects of a divorce if a couple isn’t in agreement. Here’s how to divide marital assets in Florida and make the process easier.
- How to Revise Your Estate Plan After a Divorce
Updating your estate plan is an important part of the divorce process in Florida. Here’s how to revise your estate plan after your divorce and ensure your assets are inherited according to your wishes.
- What to Know Before You File for Divorce
Florida divorce laws can be complicated, especially when ex-spouses don’t agree on terms. Here’s what to know before filing for divorce.
- Working with an Experienced Plantation Divorce Lawyer Can Help You Win Your Case
Filing for divorce can be a complex process without the right guidance. Find an experienced Plantation divorce lawyer to help you file correctly and protect your assets.
- How to Get a Restraining Order in Florida and Protect Yourself from Domestic Abuse
If you’re being abused by a spouse or partner, an injunction for protection, or restraining order, will help keep you safe. Here’s how to get a restraining order in Florida.
- How to File an Uncontested Divorce
An uncontested divorce is the simplest type of divorce. The process is quick and costs less than traditional divorces. Here’s how to file an uncontested divorce in Florida.
- I Was Served With Divorce Papers. What Should I Do Next?
Getting served with divorce papers is a stressful event that can leave many people unsure of what next step to take. Here’s what to do if you’re served with divorce papers in Florida.
- Marital vs. Non-Marital Property in Florida
Understanding which assets are marital and which are non-marital can help to avoid a common roadblock to getting a case settled, as dividing assets is one of the most contested aspects of divorce.
Call Larry Schott Today at 954-880-1302 For a Free Case Evaluation
Contact us today for a free family law case evaluation. We’ll listen to your case and explain your rights. When you’re ready to work with a lawyer experienced with divorce and family law cases, please fill out the form on our Contact Us page or give us a call at (954) 880-1302.